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ResourceDescription
2-1-1 Arizona (Community Information & Referral)
877-211-8661
www.211Arizona.org
2200 N Central Ave #211
Phoenix, AZ 85004
The 2-1-1 helpline and 2-1-1 Arizona website provide information on agencies and various other community resources.
A New Day (Depression)
480-994-4407 x10

9745 W. Peoria Ave.
Peoria, AZ 85345
Thursdays from 5:30pm – 7:30pm atWest Valley Center for Spiritual Living in the first floor meeting room. Please call before you attend.
Alcoholics Anonymous
602-957-7457

2720 E Thomas Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
Referrals to local twelve step groups open to all.
American Association of Suicidology
800-273-8255
http://www.suicidology.org

Offers resources and educational materials about suicide. Provides local resources, including information about survivors of suicide support groups.
American Cancer Society, Great West Division
602-224-0524
www.cancer.org
4550 E. Bell Rd, Suite 126
Phoenix, AZ 85032
Funds Cancer Research, provides cancer prevention, advocacy and community education, and information and support services for cancer patients and family members.
American Heart Association
602-414-5353
www.heart.org
2929 S. 48th St
Tempe, AZ 85282
Provies cardiovascular disease and stroke prevention and research, as well as public and professionaleducation and information.
Arizona Council on Compulsive Gambling
800-777-7207
azccg.org

Provides referrals to local Gamblers Anonymous meetings.
Arizona Smoker's Helpline
800-556-6222
www.ashline.org

Free telephone and web-based coaching services to help people quit tobacco. Medication cessation assistance also available.
Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association
602-507-4209
www.azspinal.org
5025 E. Washington St. STE #110
Phoenix, AZ 85034
The Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries. Our goal is to promote physical, intellectual, spiritual, emotional and social recovery. The Association focuses on peer support, family support, and education of consumers, families, caregivers and professionals. We also link consumers and families with vocational, social and recreational resources, and offer accessible transportation services, as well as a number of support groups throughout the valley.
Avondale Support Group (All Mental Illnesses)
602-274-0068

328 W. Western Ave.
Avondale, AZ
1st & 3rd Mondays at 5:30pm. Please call before you attend.
Banner Behavioral Health
602-254-4357
www.bannerhealth.com

Offers inpatient and outpatient substance abuse and mental health services, and offers both a Basic Financial Assistance Program and an Enhanced Financial Assistance Program. No proof of citizenship required. Also provides access to all Banner facilities to determine inpatient bed availability. Also offers free support groups on a wide range of topics.
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,
HelpBook@SouthwestNetwork.org, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.

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Being Heard (All Mental Illnesses)
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
1400 S. Dobson Rd.
Mesa, AZ
Wednesdays from 7 – 9 pm in the Rosati Education Center Mesquite Room. Please call before you attend.
Bipolar Bears (Depression/Bipolar)
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
1800 E. Van Buren St.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Wednesdays from 7 – 9 pm at St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center in the Behavioral Health Auditorium. Please call before you attend.
Bipolar Group (MIKID)
602-253-1240
www.mikid.org
2642 E. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
3rd Saturday from 5 – 7 pm. Please call before you attend.
Bipolar Support Group (GLBTQ Specific)
602-274-0068
www.bipolarwellnessnetwork.org
725 W. Indian School Rd. #125
Phoenix, AZ
Wednesdays at 2 pm at 1 Voice Community Center. Please call before you attend.
Buckeye Outreach for Social Services (BOSS)
623-386-6365
www.bosssite.org

Offers jobs to underemployed and unemployed individuals, job and life training, computer training, after school programs, GED classes and testing, free diaper and clothing bank, free 90-day medical equipment lending for youth and adult, drug and alcohol classes, parenting and youth counseling.
Calm Waters (Depression/Bipolar)
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
10307 W. Coggins Drive
Sun City, AZ
Sundays from 4 – 6 pm at Menke's Sun City Room. Please call before you attend.
Caregiver Support Groups (Benevilla)
623-584-4999
www.benevilla.org

Various groups offered at various times and locations.
Caregiver's Support Group
602-317-9391

3118 S. Price Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85248
Do you struggle with the stress of being a caregiver? You are not alone. Come join us in getting the support that you need to adequtely care for yourself and learn clinically proven techniques to reduce stress, anxiety, depression and imporve your relationships.
Celebrate Recovery

http://www.celebraterecovery.com/?page_id=62

Offers Christain based support meetings to help people obtain freedom from their hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Multiple meetings times/places in Arizona.
Chandler Regional Hospital
877-728-5414


Offers a variety of free support groups (cancer, motherhood, and stroke), as well as a free 6 week grief program.
Children and Adolescents in Foster and Adoptive Care: Understanding Children’s Needs, Support and Treatment



A guide to behavioral health support and care for caregivers of children in foster or adoptive care from Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care, the regional behavioral health authority
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,
HelpBook@SouthwestNetwork.org, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.

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Choices in Recovery
800-526-7736
http://www.choicesinrecovery.com/

Offers support and information for Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective, and Bipolar Disorder. The webside offers education, resources, and strategies for success. Caregiver resources are also available.
Cocaine Anonymous Sun Valley Intergroup
602-279-3838
www.caarizona.com

Provides valley wide NA meeting information.
Co-Dependants Anonymous
602-277-7991
www.coda.org

Provides valley wide Co-Dependent Anonymous meeting information.
Community Alliance Against Family Abuse
480-982-0205
www.caafaaz.org

Provides safe housing, support groups, legal advocacy, and 1:1 empowerment sessions.
Community Church of Joy Support Groups
623-561-0500 X251
www.joyonline.org
21000 N. 75th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85308
Various support groups offered at Community Church of Joy.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
800-826-3632
www.dbsalliance.org.

Offers referrals for support groups, counseling services, medication services, and many other support services/materials.
Evening Family Support Group (Family/Friends)
602-759-8177
http://www.namiaz.com/page45/index.html
28th St. & Devonshire (North of Indian School)
Phoenix, AZ
Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 6pm to 730pm. Open to all adults who have a family member or friend who is living with a mental illness, regardless of diagnosis. Share feelings, difficulties, or successes.
Families Giving Hope (Family/Friends)
520-560-2545
www.mhaarizona.org
2150 East Orange
Tempe, AZ
Every other Tuesday from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Tempe Escalante Community Center in the La Paz Conference Room. Please call before you attend.
Families Giving Hope (Family/Friends)
480-238-5252
www.namiaz.org
311 S. Cooper Rd.
Gilbert, AZ
2nd and 4th Thursdays from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at First Methodist Church. Please call before you attend.
Families in Recovery
480-440-8405

262 E. University Dr.
Mesa, AZ
1st and 3rd Mondays from 6:30pm – 8pm at Terros. Please call before you attend.
Family Involvement Center
602-288-0155
www.familyinvolvementcenter.org
5333 North 7th Street, Suite A-100
Phoenix, AZ 85014
Designed to assist and support families and caregivers to ensure children with emotional, behavioral, or mental health disorders succeed. They offer educational events, support groups, and resources. Topics change monthly. Call for updated information.
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,
HelpBook@SouthwestNetwork.org, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.

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Family Resource Center
480-834-9424
http://childcrisisaz.org/
817 N. Country Club Dr.
Mesa, AZ
Offers a wide variety of free or low cost classes and activities for parents and children, including anger management. Offers a Dads Support group on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6pm – 7:30pm. Also offers a Dads of Children with Special Needs Support Group on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at the same time. Please call before you attend.
Family Support Group (Glendale)
602-244-8166
www.namiaz.org
18699 N. 67th Ave. #105B
Glendale, AZ
2nd and 4th Thursdays from 6pm – 7:30pm at Arrowhead Hospital Sierra Room. Please call before you attend.
Finding Balance (Depression/Bipolar)
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
18699 N. 67th Ave.
Glendale, AZ
Fridays from 4 – 6 pm at Arrowhead Physician’s Building in the Sierra Room. Please call before you attend.
First Light (Depression/Bipolar)
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
13724 W. Meeker Blvd.
Sun City, Phoenix
Tuesdays from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in room #1. Please call before you attend.
General Support Group
602-274-0068
www.bipolarwellnessnetwork.org
12030 N. 113th Ave.
Youngtown, AZ
Thursdays at 6:30 pm at The Fountains. Please call before you attend.
Graves Disease Support Group
877-643-3123 x101
http://www.ngdf.org/pages/11

Offers a support group for those affected by Graves' Disease. Support group meets the 3rd Saturday of every month at the Scottsdale Public Library, Mustang Branch, from 2:30 - 4pm. RSVP to Kimberly is appreciated.
Grief Share
800-395-5755
www.griefshare.org/findagroup/

Online database to find grief support groups in your area.
Guiding Light (Depression/Bipolar)
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
10440 E. Via Linda
Scottsdale, AZ
Fridays from 3 – 4:45 pm at Via Linda Senior Center in Conference Room 8. Please call before you attend.
Hanging on Together (Anxiety/Bipolar/Depression)
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
1400 S. Dobson Rd.
Mesa, AZ
Fridays from 7 – 9 pm at Banner Desert Medical Center in the Rosati Education Center Cholla Room. Please call before you attend.
HealthyPlace

www.healthyplace.com

HealthyPlace.com is the largest consumer mental health site, providing comprehensive, trusted information on psychological disorders and psychiatric medications from both a consumer and expert point of view. They have an active mental health social network for support, online psychological tests, breaking mental health news, mental health videos, documentary films, a live mental health tv show, unique tools like the "mediminder" and more.
Hospice of the Valley
602-636-5390
http://www.hov.org/grief_support_groups.aspx

Offers free grief support groups throughout the valley with multiple special support group topics.
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,
HelpBook@SouthwestNetwork.org, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.

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M.I.K.I.D. (formerly Mental Health America of Arizona)
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org

Assists people in navigating the mental health system in Arizona.
Maricopa Workforce Connections (One Stop)
602-372-9748
www.maricopaworkforceconnection.com

Provides information and assistance to individuals looking for jobs or seeking training. Services include career centers and job search support. Some employment related support groups may also be available depending on location. Also offers a Virtual One Stop Center that offers online employment tools.
Men’s Disability Discussion Group
602-980-3232
www.azspinal.org
5025 E Washington St #110
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Meets the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 pm to 7 pm at the Disability Empowerment Center. Please call Don for more information.
Mental Health Arizona
480-994-4407
http://mentalhealthaz.org/

Mental Health Arizona is a website providing links to free mental health peer support group information and resources within Maricopa County. All groups are sponsored by the Mental Health Guild.
MIKID
602-253-1240
www.mikid.org

Designed to provide support and assistance to families in Arizona with behaviorally challenged children. They offer educational events and resources.
Military & Veteran's Peer Support Group
480-593-4630
www.phoenix.va.gov
215 E. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Thursdays at 2 pm at the Phoenix VA Hospital, room D540. Please call before you attend.
Minds over Matter (Depression/Anxiety)
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
1700 N. Granite Reef Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ
1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 4 – 5:30 pm at Granite Reef Senior Center in Room #9. Please call before you attend.
NAMI Family Support Groups
602-244-8166
http://www.namiaz.com/page45/index.html

Weekly support group for people living with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other disorders. Meets for 90 minutes and offers a structured group process designed to encourage, support, and empower.
Narcotics Anonymous
480-897-4636
www.arizona-na.org

Provides information for local twelve step groups open to all.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
602-244-8166
www.namiaz.com
5025 E. Washington St. Suite 112
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Offers multiple support groups, educational programs, and seminars for recipients and family or friends throughout the valley.
NDMDA Depression & Bipolar Hotline
800-826-3632


Offers telephonic support and support group referrals. Phone lines available from 8:30am – 5pm Central Time.
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,
HelpBook@SouthwestNetwork.org, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.

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New Dawn (General Mental Health)
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
2255 W. Northern Ave., Suite B100
Phoenix, AZ
Tuesdays from 7 – 9 pm at PSA Behavioral Health Agency. Please call before you attend.
New Directions Institue for Early Childhood Brain Development
480-729-6510
www.ArizonasChildren.org
1420 N. Greenfield Rd., Suite 105
Gilbert, AZ 85234
Provides free parenting workshops for parents, grandparents and caregivers with free childcare available during most classes. Also, offers interactive workshops where parent/caregiver and child learn together. Some programs focus on pre-literacy/reading. All classes include materials and gifts for attending. New Directions’ programs are offered FREE to families and caregivers of children birth to five years.
New Song Center for Grieving Children
480-951-8985
http://www.hov.org/new_song_center.aspx

Offers grief support for children, teens, young adults and parents or family caregivers. The center also offers grief education for caregivers, community groups, clergy, medical and mental health professionals.
New Wine 12-Step Recovery & Support Group
602-678-0999


Offers Christian based 12-step recovery and support groups for adults dealing with addictions issues, as well as anger/rage, sexual issues, abuse, dependency, eating disorders, and relationship issues. Group meets on Tuesdays from 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Please call before you attend.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Group
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
7575 E. Earl Drive
Scottsdale, AZ
2nd and 4th Thursdays from 7 – 9 pm at Banner Behavioral Health Center. Please call before you attend.
Overcomers Addiction Recovery Support Group
602-268-1201


Provides a Christian based 12-step support group for individuals and families affected by addictions.
Parent Education and Support Group (MIKID)
602-253-1240
www.mikid.org
2642 E. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
1st Saturday of each month. Please call before you attend.
Parent Education/Support Group
602-288-0155
www.familyinvolvementcenter.org
1430 E. Indian School Rd., #110
Phoenix, AZ
The Family Involvement Center offers a free support group for parents on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. Please call before you attend.
PFLAG Phoenix
602-843-1404
http://www.pflagphoenix.org
2942 N. 24th St.
Phoenix, AZ
Provides support, education, and advocacy for parents, families, and friends of lesbians and gays. Offers a monthly support group meeting.
PTSD Group
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
650 E. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, AZ
Thursdays from 6 – 8pm at the VA in room K-112. Please call before you attend. Open to anyone with PTSD (not just vets).
Rehab Center
800-406-7633
www.rehabcenter.net

A drug or alcohol problem is not a death sentence—you can get your life back and be the person you were meant to be. The benefits of recovery include a renewed outlook, a wiser disposition, and a more energetic and ambitious you.RehabCenter.net is the Web’s most comprehensive guide to quality rehab centers and addiction treatment. We offer free and confidential information about the many effective and empowering rehab options available today.
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,
HelpBook@SouthwestNetwork.org, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.

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Resilient Recovery
602-304-0072
http://www.crosswalkphoenix.com
Cesar Chavez High School 3921 W Baseline Rd
For the past three years, our faith-based recovery ministry has been helping individuals with addictions and difficult life events. Sessions consist of general meeting in which we share prayer requests and recite prayers and scriptures. Later we break into small groups to drill down into the word of God, applying scripture to our lives and supporting one another with encouragement and accountability.
SCI Women’s Support Group
602-507-4209
www.azspinal.org
5025 E Washington St #110
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Meets the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 8 pm at the Disability Empowerment Center. Please call Karen for more information.
SHARE
866-891-2392
www.sharecancersupport.org

Offers a support hotline for women diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer. Website also provides information and resources, as well as online support.
SMART Recovery

http://www.smartrecovery.org/

Offers free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups for abstaining from any substance or activity addiction. Seven weekly meetings in the Phoenix area; see website for details.
Smiles for Lifetime
480-325-7500
www.dickersonortho.com

Offers dental care on sliding scale (low cost) basis for patients who are 21years of age or older and cannot afford dental care.
Southwest Job Network
480-513-1491


Provides networking opportunities, skill building seminars, and other employment resources. Requests a donation for all meetings and seminars ($5).
St. Andrews Job Networking Group
602-738-0251
http://www.standrew-cfc.org/jobnetworking.php
3450 W. Ray Road
Chandler, AZ 85226
Provides a forum for job seekers to meet and share leads, contacts, and insights. The group meets every Wednesday morning from 9am to 11am.
St. Patrick's Scottsdale Employment Support Ministry
480-650-3195
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/st_patricks_scottsdale_employment_support_ministry/

Provides support, resource knowledge, and connections for successful employment transitions. Offers a bi-weekly networking meeting, and has an online yahoo group account.
Strength of Us
1-800-950-6264
N

Offers an online support group and support resources for young adults with mental illness. Discussion topics include transition to adulthood, campus life, healthy relationships, education, and creativity.
Support Group (MIKID)
602-253-1240
www.mikid.org
2642 E. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
3rd Saturday of the month at 10am. Please call before you attend.
Survivors of Suicide Support Groups

http://empactsos.org/support-groups/

Valley-wide support groups for those whose common bond is the loss of a loved one to suicide. These groups allow members to have the emotional support of others who have shared the trauma of this event and to focus on emotional healing and survival
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,
HelpBook@SouthwestNetwork.org, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.

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Taking Control (Depression/Bipolar)
480-994-4407 x10
www.mhaarizona.org
15220 N. 39th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85053
Tuesdays from 6 – 8 pm at Deer Valley Church, Room 2. Please call before you attend.
Talking Stick Support Group
602-319-9285

4520 N. Central Ave., #600
Phoenix, AZ
Meets Mondays from 6pm - 7:30pm. Gather to de-stress, strengthen your coping skills, share support, stories, dreams and goals. Bring a friend. No child care provided. No cost, this is free. Contact Julie Allison for details.
Teen Support Group (MIKID)
602-253-1240
www.mikid.org
2642 E. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
3rd Saturday of each month. Please call before you attend.
The New Song Center for Grieving Children

http://www.hov.org/welcome-new-song-center-grieving-children

When tragedy claims the life of a loved one, families often need help finding a way to heal. The New Song Center for Grieving Children is here to provide nurturing support for grieving children, teens, young adults and their families.
The Wellness Community
602-712-1006
www.twccaz.org
360 E. Palm Ln.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Provides a wide array of support groups and support services for any individual affected by any type of cancer, including teen and adult survivors, caregivers, families, children, and friends of survivors. Proof of citizenship not required.
ThyCa Support Group
480-917-6930
http://www.thyca.org/index.htm
475 S. Dobson Road
Chandler, AZ 85224
Offers a support group for those affected by Thyroid Cancer. Support group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6:30 - 8:30pm at the Cancer Center Lobby at Chandler Regional Medical Center. RSVP to Joan is appreciated.
Together AZ
480-767-7880
http://togetheraz.com/

Provides information and resources to assist with addictions issues. Also hosts a yearly "Art of Recovery" Expo to offer free education, resources, and solutions for addiction recovery and behavioral health.
Touchstone Family Connections
602-316-7134
http://www.touchstonebh.org/
15648 N. 35th Ave., Bldg C, CDJ Training Room
Phoenix, AZ 85053
Offers a family support group on the first Tuesday of each month from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. Offers an educational group on the third Tuesday of each month from 6 pm to 8 pm. Child care is available. Please RSVP before attending.
Trans Spectrum of Arizona
480-382-3757
http://transspectrum.org/

Offers peer-to-peer support groups for the trans and ally community.
Unlimited Potential
602-243-7376
www.upaz.org

Offers literacy and educational programs for Hispanic women and children age 5 and under including a bilingual family literacy program; adult education programs covering self-esteem, literacy, and English; and early childhood programs fostering language and socialization. There is a $150 fee, ($20 returnable at end of course) for the GED course. Also offers bilingual support groups. No proof of citizenship required.
VOICE (All Disabilities)
602-814-9717

5959 W. Brown St.
Glendale, AZ
2nd Tuesday from 2pm – 4pm at Glendale Main Library. Please call before you attend.
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,
HelpBook@SouthwestNetwork.org, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.

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VOICE (West Valley) Support Group
602-814-9717
www.azspinal.org
Glendale Public Library
5959 W Brown Street
Meets the second Thursday of each month from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Glendale Public Library. Please contact Janene for more information.
Voices and Visions Phoenix
602-248-0368
http://renaz.org/voices/hearing-voices-network.html
202 E. Osborn Road
Phoenix, AZ
Meets every 1st & 3rd Tuesday from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. Open to anyone who hears voices, sees visions, or has unusual beliefs.
Women's Services Directory, a Guide to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Support

http://www.mercymaricopa.org

Agencies in this directory from Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care, the regional behavioral health authority, provide treatment and other services to eligible women. To qualify, you must be eligible for Medicaid.
Y-ME Breast Cancer Support Group
480-323-1990

10460 N. 92nd St., #100
Scottsdale, AZ
Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10am to 12pm at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center. Contact TexAnn for more information.
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,
HelpBook@SouthwestNetwork.org, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.